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HP LaserJet Pro 200 color Printer M251nw support

HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251n and M251nw Product Specifications

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Product specifications

This document contains specifications for the product, including model numbers, system requirements, and print speed.
To purchase this product or a similar product, go to HP Home & Home Office .
Product ModelImageProduct Number
HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color Printer - M251n CF146A
HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color Printer - M251nw CF147A
The following table contains connectivity options.
ModelWirelessEthernetUSB
HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color Printer - M251nnoyesyes
HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color Printer - M251nwyesyesyes
ModelePrintAirPrint
HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color Printer - M251nyesyes
HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color Printer - M251nwyesyes
The following tables contain the minimum system requirements for supported Windows and Mac operating systems.
Supported Windows operating systems: Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.
ComponentMinimum system requirementRecommended system requirement
Processor Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 2Intel Pentium II or Celeron or compatible processor; 233 MHzIntel Pentium III or higher processor
Windows Vista1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor 1.5 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Windows 71 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor1.5 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Windows 81 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor1.5 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
RAM Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 2512 MB (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)1 GB
Windows Vista1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)2 GB (32-bit) or 2.5 (64-bit) GB
Windows 71 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)2 GB (32-bit) or 2.5 (64-bit) GB
Windows 81 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)2 GB
Free disk space Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 2200 MB 850 MB
Windows Vista200 MB 2.5 GB
Windows 7200 MB2.5 GB
Windows 82 GB2 GB
CD driveCD or DVD drive
Browser Windows XP (32-bit) Service Pack 3Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher
Windows VistaMicrosoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher
Windows 7Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher
Windows 8Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; FireFox 2.0 or later; Google Chrome 3.0, with Adobe Flash 10 or higher
ConnectivityNetwork supportEthernet (M251n and M251nw)

Wireless (M251nw only)
USB support USB 2.0 HS
Web ServicesePrint, AirPrint, ePrint Home & Biz, Print Apps, Scheduled Delivery Print AppsSupported
OtherAdobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later
NOTE:USB cables are available from any reputable dealer.
Mac OS X v10.5, OS X v10.6, OS X Lion, or OS X Mountain Lion.
DimensionMeasurement

(input tray extended to legal-size)
Height250 mm (9.8 inches)
Width405 mm (15.9 inches)
Depth510.5 mm (20.1 inches)
Weight18.70 kg (41.2 pounds)
DimensionMeasurement

(input tray extended to legal-size and touchscreen control panel rotated up)
Height354 mm (13.9 inches)
Width405 mm (15.9 inches)
Depth510.5 mm (20.1 inches)
Weight18.78 kg (41.4 pounds)
To purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer, go to HP Home & Home Office Store (US only), and then click Ink Toner & Paper.
If you are located outside of the US, follow these steps to purchase cartridges using HP SureSupply.
  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.
Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.
RegionBlack cartridgeCyan cartridgeMagenta cartridgeYellow cartridge
The AmericasHP 131A BlackHP 131A CyanHP 131A MagentaHP 131A Yellow
EuropeHP 131A BlackHP 131A CyanHP 131A MagentaHP 131A Yellow
Middle East and AfricaHP 131A BlackHP 131A CyanHP 131A MagentaHP 131A Yellow
Asia PacificHP 131A BlackHP 131A CyanHP 131A MagentaHP 131A Yellow
Review the following tables for specifications regarding paper handling.
To purchase paper, go to HP Home & Home Office .
TrayTypeWeight/thicknessCapacity
Input trayPaper60 to 90 g/m2 (16 to 24 lb bond)Up to 150 sheets of plain paper (25 mm [1 inch] stacked)
Thick paperUp to 200 g/m2 (53 lb bond)Up to 15 mm [.59 inch] stacked)
Cover paperUp to 200 g/m2 (53 lb bond)Up to 15 mm [.59 inch] stacked)
Glossy paperUp to 220 g/m2 (59 lb bond)Up to 15 mm [.59 inch] stacked)
Transparencies Thickness: 0.12 to 0.13 mm Up to 50 sheets
Photo paper220 g/m2 (59 lb bond)Up to 60 sheets (17 mm [0.67 inch] stacked)
LabelsThickness: Up to 0.23 mmUp to 50 sheets
EnvelopesUp to 90 g/m2 (24 lb bond envelope)Up to 10 envelopes
CardsUp to 200 g/m2 (110 lb index)Up to 50 cards
Output trayAll supported media n/aUp to 125 sheets of plain paper (text printing)
NOTE:The type of paper and the amount of ink you use affects output tray capacity. HP recommends emptying the output tray frequently.
Paper typePaper size
Plain paperU.S. Letter: 216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
U.S. Legal: 216 x 356 mm (8.5 x 14 inches)
216 x 330 mm (8.5 x 13.0 inches)
U.S. Executive: 184 x 267 mm (7.25 x 10.5 inches)
B5 (JIS): 182 x 257 mm (7.17 x 10.12 inches)
A5: 148 x 210 mm; (5.8 x 8.3 inches)
100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 inches)
216 x 330 mm (8.5 x 13.0 inches)
127 x 203 mm (5.0 x 8.0 inches)
A5: 148 x 210 mm; (5.8 x 8.3 inches)
16 k184 x 260 mm (7.24 x 10.23 in.)

195 x 270 mm (7.68 x 10.62 in.)

197 x 273 mm (7.75 x 10.75 in.)
NOTE:Load envelopes in the input tray only.
Paper typePaper size
U.S. 10 envelope105 x 241 mm (4.1 x 9.5 inches)
DL envelope110 x 220 mm (4.3 x 8.7 inches)
C5 envelope162 x 229 mm ( 6.4 x 9.0 inches)
Monarch envelope98 x 191 mm (3.9 x 7.5 inches)
B5 envelope176 x 250 mm (6.7 x 9.8 inches)
Transparency typeTransparency size
U.S. Letter transparency216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11.0 inches)
A4 transparency210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)
Paper typePaper size
Letter-sized photo paper216 x 280 mm (8.5 x 11.0 inches)*
Photo paper76.2 x 127 mm (3.0 x 5.0 inches)
Photo paper102 x 152 mm (4.0 x 6.0 inches)*
Photo paper184 x 267 mm (7.25 x 10.5 inches)
Photo paper102 x 152 mm (4.0 x 12.0 inches)
Photo paper203 x 254 mm (8.0 x 10.0 inches)*
Photo paper210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)
Photo paper216 x 330 mm (8.5 x 13.0 inches)
Photo paper182 x 257 mm (7.17 x 10.12 inches)
Photo paper100 x 150 mm (3.9 x 5.9 inches)
Photo L photo paper89 x 127 mm (3.5 x 5.0 inches)*
Photo 2L photo paper127 x 178 mm (5.0 x 7.0 inches)*
Photo paper 130 x 180 mm (5.1 x 7.1 inches) *
* This size can be used for borderless printing.
Paper typePaper size
Japanese postcard

Postcard (JIS)
100 x 148 mm (3.9 x 5.8 inches)
Double Japan Postcard

Double Postcard
148 x 200 mm (5.8 x 7.9 inches)
Paper typePaper size
Letter-sized sheets216 x 279 mm (8.5 x 11.0 inches)
A4-sized sheets210 x 297 mm (8.3 x 11.7 inches)
NOTE: Custom-sized paper is only supported on Mac.
Paper size
76 to 127 mm (3.0 to 5.0 inches) wide to 216 to 356 mm (8.5 to 14.0 inches) long
The document margins must match (or exceed) these margin settings in the portrait orientation.
Figure 1: Margins in portrait orientation
Illustrations of document margins in the portrait orientation
Media1. Left (LM)2. Right (RM)3. Top (TM)4. Bottom (BM)*
U.S. Letter

U.S. Legal

A4

U.S. Statement

8.5 x 13 inch

Customized media

Photo media

U.S. Executive

B5

A5

Cards

Custom-sized media

Photo media
4.0 mm (0.16 inch)4.0 mm (0.16 inch)4.0 mm (0.16 inch)Windows: 4.0 mm (0.16 inch)

Mac and Linux: 12 mm (0.47 inch)
Envelopes4.0 mm (0.16 inch)4.0 mm (0.16 inch)16.5 mm (0.65 inch)16.5 mm (0.65 inch)
*To achieve these margin settings on a computer running Windows, click the Advanced tab in the print driver, and then select Minimize Margins.
  • Black print resolution: 600 x 600 dots per inch (dpi)
  • Color print resolution: 600 x 600 dpi with HP ImageREt 3600 and ColorSphere Toner
  • First page out: 19 seconds
  • Print method: HP Toner with ColorSphere technology: low melt for energy efficiency, higher gloss & gamut for a dynamic range of bright colors
  • Device languages: HP PCL5c, PCL6 hybrid, PS 3
  • Print speed: In pages per minute (ppm)*
    Print Mode*Print speed
    BlackColor
    Black draftUp to 21 ppm
    ISOUp to 14 ppmUp to 14 ppm
  • Duty cycle: Up to 30,000 pages per month
This printer does not support copying.
  • Via built-in networking solution: TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6
  • Print: TCP-IP port 9100 Direct Mode, LPD (raw queue support only), Web Services Printing, IPP 2.0, Apple AirPrint™, HP ePrint, FTP Print
  • Discovery: SLP, Bonjour, Web Services Discovery
  • IP CONFIG: IPv4 (BootP, DHCP, AutoIP, Manual, TFTP Config, ARP-Ping), IPv6 (Stateless Link-Local and via Router, Statefull via DHCPv6)
  • Management: SNMPv1/v2/v3, HTTP/HTTPs, Telnet, TFTP Config, FTP FW Download, Syslog
  • Security: SNMPv3, SSL Cert Management, SSL/TLS-HTTPS, Firewall, ACL, 802.1x
  • Embedded Web Server (ability to remotely configure and manage network printers)
  • 802.11 b/g/n – 2.4 GHz networks (M251nw model)
  • Power supply: Internal power supply
  • Power requirements:
    • Input voltage: 110 to 127 VAC (+/- 10%), 60 Hz (+/- 2 Hz); NA; 220 to 240 VAC (+/- 10%), 50 Hz (+/- 2 Hz)
  • Power consumption: 315 watts (Printing), 11.5 watts (Ready), 5.1 watts (Sleep), 0.2 watts (Off)
Print in Draft mode, noise levels per ISO 7779
  • Sound pressure (bystander position): LpAm 55 (dBA) (mono Draft print)
  • Sound power: 6.1 B(A)
The product does not support a memory card slot.
The printer does not support flash drives.
Your printer supports flash drives. Supported file types from the front port include PDF and RGB JPEG.
Review the following sections for environmental specifications.
  • Allowed operating temperature: 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F)
  • Recommended operating temperature: 17° to 25°C (62° to 77° F)
  • Operating relative humidity: 10% to 80%
  • Recommended relative humidity: 30% to 70%
This product is designed to reduce power consumption and save natural resources without compromising product performance. It has been designed to reduce total energy consumption both during operation and when the device is not active. This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR®, which is a voluntary program established to encourage the development of energy-efficient office products.
Figure 2: Energy Star logo
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered service mark of the U.S. EPA. As an ENERGY STAR partner, HP has determined that this product meets ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
For more information, go to the Energy Star Web site (in English).
To view Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), go to http://www.hp.com/go/msds (in English).
This product generates no appreciable ozone gas (O3).
This product is suited for the use of recycled paper according to DIN 19309 and EN 12281:2002. Plastic parts over 25 grams (0.88 ounces) are marked according to international standards that enhance the ability to identify plastics for recycling purposes at the end of product life.
HP offers an increasing number of product return and recycling programs in many countries and regions, and partners with some of the largest electronic recycling centers throughout the world. HP conserves resources by reselling some of its most popular products. For more information about the recycling of HP products, go to www.hp.com/hpinfo/globalcitizenship/environment/recycle/ (in English).

Regulatory model number

For regulatory identification purposes, the product is assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for M251n is BOISB-1104-00, and the Regulatory Model Number for the M251nw is BOISB-1104-01. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (HP LaserJet Pro 200 Color M251) or product numbers (CF146A and CF147A).

Exposure to radio frequency radiation

The radiated output power of this device is far below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized. This product and any attached external antenna, if supported, shall be placed in such a manner to minimize the potential for human contact during normal operation. In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal operation.